Explore Hinxton

The Wellcome Trust Genome campus is one of the world's great centres for genomics and bioinformatics. We are delighted to be able to share this expertise with you through our courses, conferences and workshops. These combine the in-depth knowledge of scientists at the European Bioinformatics Institute and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their worldwide network of collaborators with the organisational capabilities of the Wellcome Trust Advanced Courses and Wellcome Trust Scientific Conferences. As well as interacting with some of the world's most well respected scientists, and forging collaborations that will enhance their careers, our delegates enjoy excellent hospitality in a beautiful rural setting that's only a few miles away from the academic centre of Cambridge.

History

Hinxton's more ancient residents.

Hinxton's more ancient residents.

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The Wellcome Trust Genome Campus has put Hinxton firmly on the map of gene sequencing worldwide. Creating an independent research facility was a unique endeavour for the Wellcome Trust, and one that created some special challenges. Alongside the provision of modern research facilities, the contractors also faced the challenging task of restoring a dilapidated eighteenth-century mansion and its outbuildings, while converting it into a modern conference centre. There were additional surprises along the way including the unexpected appearance of some of Hinxton's more ancient residents.

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